water main breaks

December 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Water Main Break on Rockville Pike Causes Major Road Damage

A water main break Friday morning in front of the former White Flint Mall is causing traffic delays in the area of southbound Rockville Pike (MD-355) and Security Lane. Water main break southbound Route 355 in front of White Flint Mall.All traffic must turn right at Security Lane. #Rockville @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/Nco1WNGteG — Michael Walsh (@GetMikeWalsh) […]

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January 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Cold Weather and Water Main Breaks

The first cold snap of 2016 is here and it could mean an increase in water main breaks and leaks in the coming days, according to an WSSC news release. In 2015, WSSC’s Utility Services Team repaired 1,918 water main breaks and leaks throughout the year. Looking at the past five calendar years, 2015 was […]

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February 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

WSSC Continues Repairing Large Number of Water Main Breaks

The cold weather is not letting up and neither are the water main breaks. As of 9 a.m., there were 52 breaks in need of repair in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. While 27 crews were on the streets repairing breaks all day, additional breaks continued to be reported. As of tonight, there are 51 […]

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February 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Reports 160 Water Main Breaks in Past Week

The extraordinary high volume of calls into the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Emergency Call Center continues today, according to a news release issued by company officials. Customers who are without service are asked to report problems via the WSSC app and/or email. • Email to EmergencyCallCenter@wsscwater.com. Include your address. • Use the WSSC app […]

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February 5, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo water main break in Chevy Chase

WSSC Releases Stats on Water Main Breaks

While it may have felt like a record setting month for Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)  utility technicians who repaired 585 leaking and broken water mains over a 31 day period, January 2014 did not set a record as the busiest January for WSSC. Looking back over the past two decades, there have only been […]

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January 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

WSSC: Water Main Breaks on the Rise

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are responding to the highest number of broken water mains since the temperatures plummeted earlier this week. WSSC officials report there are currently 64 water mains in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties that need repair. That’s up from 45 this morning. Crews are currently at 13 different job sites […]

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December 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

WSSC Responds to Water Main Breaks (Video)

It’s been a busy week for WSSC crews who have been responding to water main breaks. Just this past week, there were breaks in Rockville, Gaithersburg and Chevy Chase. WSSC Communications and Community Relations Director Jim Neustadt tells us why breaks occur this time of year and what WSSC is doing about the breaks. Visit […]

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December 6, 2013 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (Video)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the new County Council President and Vice President, new design guidelines, record numbers at Manna Food Center, Future Link, red light cameras in Rockville, Portraits of Life exhibit, recent water main breaks and more.    

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February 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Rockville & Water Main Breaks (Video)

The director of public works in Rockville tells us how the city handles water main breaks in this video report by Rockville 11’s Bridget Broullire. Take a look. Call 240.314-8567 to report a water main break or a drop in water pressure. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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